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is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk to the c
it for the obama headquarters. the buildings were built at different times but their mostly 3 stories and narrow. this building breaks that pattern. so we've broke it into 3 part and the remaining 1/3rd will remain with radio shack as it's tenant. - the center bay will serve entrance the building including the second floor and it connects the rooftop to the 2 floor and street. the center bay is dark green or dark in color. this is swiss parallel cut into horizontal stripes is the interest dprv will remain and will cut off the existing concrete base and make the windows larger were we did find out by survey that the existing building was built over by a few inches. this is why the project is seek on variance. we looked at this building toward the bay as a precedent and this is certainly a design stamp and it has the same clad as we're proposing. we've destined the sign it's hallow with l d lights. it will look like this in the daylight and your passage has a long time the night time. this particular - this is our proposed design it may be a bit smaller than what's in our passage. 15 feet to be pi
a beautiful crowd i'm going to say a something that's political risky i'm going to say with president obama said you are the best looking most beautiful crowd in san francisco. i was a little late because i was at the city hall in moving the warriors to san francisco hopefully by 2017. and as i was coming over i was thinking this has been a tremendous year when it comes to the giant winning the world series and the 49ers getting to the super bowl. and as i was thinking about our warriors and giant i realized i need to say a thanks to those of you in the audience who have been fans of the warriors and giants. we're celebrating the 35th anniversary mr. carter naming this the most but we're celebrating over a one hundred and 60 years of our struggles and 1 hundred and 60 years of overwhelming the issues and the successes we have here today. when i first come into office when i ran at that time, there was only one member of the board of supervisors who was asian today, we have 5 and we have a asian mayor and we live across the bay from another asian mayor from oakland. we represent the diversit
so. and we must support president obama and senator finestien comprehensive effort to reform thgun laws, i support state and federal effort to keep the weapons off of our streets and out of our homes. i have directed our city agencies and law enforcement officials to move towards plans of action, to prioritize and create solutions that impact policy changes and take aggressive actions against the moment egregious types of gun violence and we are working hard and making more plans for more deeper, more wider gun buy back programs and events that will take place later this year. but no single mayor can stop gun violence alone. if we work together, as a city, as a community, as a region, as a state, and now, as importantly as a nation, if we work together as a nation, we can make real impact. forget the polls. forget the politics. forget the threats of this lobbying group or that lobbying group. we are doing what is necessary and what is the right thing to do. and we are not going to make any excuses for why we can't get it done. it is time to take a stand and it is time to stand for
. they got discouraged. john louis said if it wasn't for freedom summer, barack obama wouldn't be in the whies how white house. 40 years from now our children are going to see a better criminal defense public defense system because of you. so our lawyers are changing the world. public defenders are changing the world everyday and you don't realize it because you are caught up in this wrath of injustice. part of it is supporting the public defenders to advocate with stories to try to get the resources that we need and to ultimately build a movement where the voices are too loud. you can't ignore the voices saying. remember what gideon said, this is a civil rights issue and we need to shame the country into stepping up to the plate. >> if anyone wants to learn more about gideon's promise i have borrow brochure. the website is gideon's >> can you tell us about your personal story ? >> my personal story came in 1991. i was convicted of second degree murder of shooting into an occupied car and attempted murder. it all erupted from the area i was from. i was from the
networking. she served on president obama technology working group and delivered its group to congress and youth safety on the internet and you can read her plug. how's that for a plug? >> thank you very much. our parents guide is free and can be distributed at schools or parent nights or er,whevo make them available to you at connect safety .org so a little bit more of the big picture. this is amazing panel of people who have resources and campaigns that can support and reinforce your fine work. so i am glad you stayedand we learned about bullying and preventions and solutions and just to reinforce getting the accurate picture bullying is a serious problem but it's not an epidemic. it's not on the rise. daift finkelhorn and director of the research center university of new hampshire and reviewed studies and bullying among youth is actually down in recent years. his colleague have actually stopped using the term of "bullying" and refer to peer aggression and i can go into definitions but i won't bore you. a subset of bullying is also not on the rise and based on researchers and
, and the second is at a training program in stanford. a little over a year ago president obama put out a call to action, for opportunities, for young people struggling in our country and otherwise might not have opportunities to make successful transitions into employment and education. mayor lee took the challenge seriously and put out a call and a challenge to our city departments, nonprofit agencies and the private sector to address this and asked us to provide 5000 employment and training opportunities for young people. we are happy to say that we are able to provide over 5200 opportunities for young people, 14-24. based on that success the mayor has again challenged us and raise the bar to provide 6000 opportunities for people 14-24 throughout san francisco. we are on target to reach that. we partnered with the united way bay area to reach out. we want to make sure that we let people know that these opportunities are for all young people in san francisco. we are particularly concerned, want to make sure that we reach young people from low-income communities who may not other
was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later served as a top deputy for attorney general janet reno, he was special counsel to ted kennedy and served as the president's advisor on civil rights issues. he was also director for civil rights
. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to
to say it was introduced by president obama. it was on cartoon network in career and yours for the download and i would like to show you one of the shorts that speaks specifically to what kids ask for which is show me what to do. in the television business we thought we knew what and kids ask that and we have the cartoon network and have the characters. we will do great animated shorts. we did pilots and tested them. kids watched them and i will never forget this as to say "you're tall but you're not that smart" and said slowly "you're talking to someone who is not clear --" those are cartoons. they're not real .". they wanted to real people and celebrities said they would love to participate. again we took celebrity spots out and kids said "first of all they're grownups and not that interesting and second of all they're celebrities and we have a cartoon "dude what happened" and those that missed it it's a junior myth busters and they set up situations. we will set up a scwaigz. let's see if we can float a voak beatle and that is the stock and trade. when they say
comprehensive and we need to have that. it's going to be an uphill fight, as president obama has reminded us, but we have it keep talking about it. we have to keep it in the forefrupt. we have to keep the pictures of our youth in front of us in everything that we do. this is what i am willing to do and again continue asking everybody for help in the city because the more i do that, the more of the graciousness of our community comes out because this is not something that just law enforcement can do, it's got to be our whole society acting together. thank you. (applause).
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